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  • August 17, 2015
    Remember the Lamborghini driving Batman that went to visit sick kids in the hospital around Maryland? Well sadly, the man behind the mask -- 51-year old Lenny B. Robinson, was struck and killed by another motorist after his Lamborghini broke down on the highway. Robinson was ... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2015
    This is an audio clip circa 1997 of Chris Farley and Eddie Murphy reading scenes from Shrek, set to an early storyboard of the film. There was no mention of living in a van down by the river. You know, I lived out of my car for a week once. Not down by the river though, behi... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2015
    56-year old Halloween loving and "tarot-card-carrying 'White Witch'" grandmother Lorna Johnson passed away due to lung cancer last month, and was recently laid to rest with Darth Vader leading her funeral procession. What appears to be a very hungover Beetlejuice also attended... / Continue →
  • July 13, 2015
    In sad news, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11th due to a bile duct tumor. He was 55. *lowers Super Mario end of level flag to half-mast, asks Link if he just wants to take the day off and go skip stones on Lake Hylia* A talented programmer, Iwata first... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2015
    Kevin Doyle's wife Eileen died in 2012 to pancreatic cancer. And this year Kevin walked over 600 miles to San Diego Comic-Con to honor her memory and raise money for Eileen's Little Angels, a non-profit he started to help raise the spirits of children battling cancer. Eileen ... / Continue →
  • July 2, 2015
    In news that proves it's time to start disassembling anything with metal parts, a 22-year old worker was killed at a Volkswagen plant near Kassel, Germany after an industrial robot slammed him against a metal plate. For reference, nobody deserves to go out like that. Heiko Hi... / Continue →
  • June 29, 2015
    This is Blosom, the world's tallest cow. Blosom stands 190-centemeters (a little over 6-feet two inches) from hoof to withers (the tallest part of the back, between the front shoulder blades). Blosom's caretaker Patty Meads-Hanson has had Blosom since the cow was 8-weeks old ... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2015
    The family of the late singer Selena have announced their plans to bring the musician back to life through the use of a new hologram-like technology. They also plan to release new music and have the virtual Selena go on tour in 2018. I will go to see her, and I will buy so mu... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2015
    Following Leonard Nimoy's death last week, the Bank of Canada is urging citizens to stop drawing on their $5 bills to make seventh Canadian prime minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier look more like Spock, despite it being an obvious improvement. YOU CAN'T TELL ME WHAT TO DO. Contrary... / Continue →
  • February 27, 2015
    Leonard Nimoy, best known for his portrayal of Spock in the Star Trek series, died this morning at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 83. Not only a Vulcan, Nimoy was also an accomplished director, thespian, photographer and poet. Obviously, he lived long and prospered. *... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2014
    Seen here with caretaker Marty Stevens during better times, Frank and Louie, the world's oldest known Janus cat (named after the two-faced Roman god Janus, the god of beginnings and transitions, who had one face looking to the future and one to the past), passed away late last ... / Continue →
  • December 2, 2014
    This is Aaron Joseph Purmort's obituary in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. He wrote it himself before dying of a brain tumor at age 35. Damn, 35? That's entirely too young. Rest in peace, Aaron, and thanks for keeping the city safe for so long. Thanks to Sam S and E V I L A ... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2014
    Inventor, writer and publisher of the Choose Your Own Adventure series, R.A. Montgomery died on November 9th at the age of 78. Montgomery was best known for making reading fun for millions of young readers, myself included. I remember choosing so many adventures growing up. ... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2014
    23-year old medical student Zheng Gang died of a heart attack while trying to produce a sperm sample at China's Wuhan University. Apparently it was Zheng's fourth donation in just over a week. That...wow, that's very generous donating. Some real philanthropy. Donating blood... / Continue →
  • September 8, 2014
    These are several shots and a video of World of Warcraft's in-game tributes to the late Robin Williams. There's a genie that comes out of a lamp when you rub it and says, "INFINITE COSMIC POWER! Itty bitty living space," as well as Mork's crashed egg spaceship and some toys s... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2014
    Richard Attenborough, the actor who played John Hammond in Jurassic Park, has passed away. He was 90. Lord Attenborough didn't just play the inventor of Jurassic Park though, he also acted in such classics as The Great Escape, Brighton Rock and The Miracle on 34th Street. Pl... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2014
    After a petition was organized at Change.org, Blizzard has decided to make Robin Williams a non-playable character in an upcoming release of World of Warcraft, prompting at least one blogger to consider reactivating his account to pop in and say hi. According to the petition p... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2014
    I don't really have a lot to say that hasn't already been said. Just really heartbreaking. I've been watching this Hook clip on repeat and getting a solid cry out. I also include the Ocarina of Time commercial featuring Robin and his daughter Zelda after the jump. Plus the... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2014
    21-year old Oscar Otero Aguilar died after drinking and accidentally shooting himself in the head while taking a selfie with a loaded gun. No word if he got confused and accidentally pulled the trigger instead of snapping the picture. A follower of the "selfie" craze - in whi... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2014
    Say hello to Miriam Burbank. Now wave goodbye, because she's deceased. And her daughters decided to send her off the way she would have wanted: attending her own kickass party. Mission accomplished. I only wish I could have been there. With a case of Busch beer by her side... / Continue →